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Apr 03 2017

King Flashypants and the creature from Crong by Andy Riley

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Hodder Children's Books, 2017. ISBN 9781444929607
When is the recommendation of 50 serves of vegies a day a good thing? When you are king and not very old you need someone to help you run the kingdom, some advice is good and some not so good, like the recommendation everyone should have 50 serves of vegies every day. Read this thrilling adventure to find the answer.
King Edwin Flashypants sets off to prove he is a proper king by defeating the terrifying monster that gets bigger and grows more eyes every time someone tells the story of it. King Edwin Flashypants with his adviser and friend set off to save Edwinland and prove that he is the rightful king. Emperor Nurbison on the other hand is trying to do everything in his power to ensure King Edwin Flashpnats is unsuccessful in his quest. King Edwin Flashypants and his group encounter a number of trials along their journey and they need to use their team work to try and overcome, while Emperor Nurbison does his best to ensure that King Edwin Flashypants is not successful. Who will triumph to become the rightful king of Edwinland?
A funny story written in a way that will appeal to readers of various reading abilities, it will have everyone laughing.
Karen Colliver

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